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Hedge funds crowding technology

A number of technology-focused hedge funds are generating strong returns so far this year, with technology being the biggest standout of Wall Street this 2017 and generating at nearly 50 per cent of the market’s overall rise. According to alternative

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Macro hedge funds have another tough week, says Lyxor

Signs of economic growth, steady US yields and a calm dollar greenlit a rebound in global risk assets after last week’s declines, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team.   Less noise about the controversial

Jack Inglis, AIMA

AIMA’s CEO Inglis shares thoughts on post-Brexit world

One of the most potentially intriguing panel discussions at this year’s Amsterdam Investor Forum could be “The fund industry in a post Brexit world”, a topic that is sure to ignite the flames of opinion. Sitting on that panel will

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Global private credit market growing rapidly

The global private credit market, an alternative source of financing for small and medium sized enterprises, is flourishing with institutional capital supporting increased lending in Europe in particular, according to a report by the Alternative Credit Council (ACC) and Deloitte.

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Hedge fund managers see opportunities in Europe in Q2

Economic uncertainty following the UK vote to leave the EU has created potential opportunities for hedge fund managers and, as a result, many more funds have launched focused on the region, according to Preqin’s Q2 update on the hedge fund

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Global alternative assets under management hit USD6.2tn

Total assets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached USD3.6 trillion in 2015, up 3 per cent on the prior year, according to research produced by Willis Towers Watson. The Global Alternatives Survey, which covers ten asset

Anthony Cowell, KPMG

Conclusion

One of the clearest messages that came out of CAIS 2017 was that the world is changing in innumerable ways that have the capacity to shock and destabilise. One only has to refer recently, to Brexit and the outcome of

Lord Michael Hastings, KPMG

Chapter 4 – Inspiring galaxies of greatness

The alternatives industry has a duty to not only defy gravity and deliver strong returns, but to do so in a way that can genuinely change the world for the better, inspiring the next generation of star managers and investors. 

Raoul Pal, The Global Macro Investor

Chapter 2 – Seeking supernovae returns

There was no shortage of idea generation when it came to discussing the various ways alternative fund managers are trying to overcome the gravitational effects of market forces in a bid to boost returns. As markets begin to normalise, fundamental-focused

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